Famous Quotes & Quotations About Integrity:
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
~ Mark Twain, What Is Man?
A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.
~ Charles Evans Hughes.
A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.
~ J.C. Watts.
Character is higher than intellect.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
For integrity used doth the one; but integrity professed, and with a manifest detestation of bribery, doth the other.
~ Sir Francis Bacon, Essays.
I would rather be right than President.
~ Henry Clay.
If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters.
~ Alan Simpson.
It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
~ Noël Coward, Blithe Spirit.
Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater one.
~ Chinese Proverb.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter.
Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion?
~ William Lloyd Garrison.
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
~ George Bernard Shaw.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
~ Will Rogers.
Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
Righteousness is easy in retrospect.
~ Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out.
~ Thomas Babington Macaulay
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
~ Red Auerbach.
Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what's right.
~ Isaac Asimov.
Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.
~ Michel de Montaigne.
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